96 Free Things To Do In Sacramento

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Mix 96 wants to share all of the fun activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy for free! Be sure to check back often to find new and updated free activities and events going on in your area.


1.   Concerts in the Plaza

Sacramento Downtown Plaza – 547 L Street Sacramento

Friday August 22nd

Time: 5pm – 7pm

The Sacramento Downtown Plaza will be continuing the Concerts in the Park party over in their neck of the woods! The concerts will take place in the plaza in front of Macy’s beginning in August.

While you are listening to great free music, enjoy River City Brewing Company’s happy hour on the patio.

-August 22: The Alex Vincent Band
-August 29: Island of Black and White
-September 5: Element of Soul

2.  Time Travel Weekends

Sacramento History Museum – 101 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Saturday (8/23) & Sunday (8/24) 

Time: 11am-5pm

Get ready to step back in time when the past mingles with the present once again in Old Sacramento! For the fifth consecutive summer, visitors to Old Sacramento will enjoy lively, fun and free street theater as part of the hugely popular “Time Travel Weekends” program. The streets of Old Sacramento will come alive with talented performers who put on spontaneous, interactive and often-elaborate skits and performances. Plus, visitors won’t want to miss the highly entertaining Old West stage shows happening daily including the much acclaimed New Golden Melodeon Review in the Eagle Theatre.

As you stroll through Old Sacramento on weekends July 5 through August 24, you might just chance upon historic re-enactments complete with wagons, wild characters with heroes and villains, children’s pioneer craft activities, historic gambling, bowling, juggling, singing, dancing and other forms of musical mastery, military encampments, mining camps, parades, historic events, medicine shows and much more!

3.  Lego Block Party

Franklin Community Library – 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove, CA 95757

Saturday, August 23

Time: 10am-4pm

Join for a Lego Block Party! You bring your imagination and creativity, they’l supply lots and lots of Duplo and Lego blocks to build with.

4. Laughter Is The Best Medicine: I Am Happy Project

Davis Art Center – 1919 F Street, Davis, CA 95616

Thursday, August 21st

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm

They say laughter is the best medicine, and they are right! Laughing yoga is just what the doctor ordered. Come and learn some of the basics and why it is so effective. You don’t have to laugh if you don’t feel like it, and you can even just come out and observe.

5.  Movie in Fremont Park:  Back to the Future

1515 Q Street Sacramento

Friday August 22nd

Time:  6pm – 9:30pm

CADA and Friends of Fremont Park will be hosting Movie in Fremont Park and will be showing Back To The Future. There will also be live music by Rebel Punk and a food truck will also be on site for purchase.

6.  Karate, Art & Poetry: Joseph Galinato

APS Graphic Center – 3925 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826

Saturday August 23rd

Time: 6:00 pm

This Scriptorium Saturday show will feature artist and poet Joseph Galinato. Joseph will present a unique mixture of karate, art and poetry. The show’s dedicated open mic, Passionate Syntax, will follow. Feel free to bring a couple words to the mic at the show!

Before Joseph’s performance, guests can partake in Scriptorium’s new pre-show workshop, Converge. The workshop will give the community the opportunity to explore ways that poetry can have practical power in and influence on their everyday lives.


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